Tag: History

Fredericton for a Family Friendly Vacation

Families visiting Fredericton in the summer will delight in having the kids experience the life of a soldier in the Fredericton Garrison. Dressed up in a redcoat uniform, children are given a special tour of the barracks, guardhouse and cell block. Then they are led to the parade ground for drill instruction where they learn to march and turn like a soldier in the early 1800s. To top it all off a review is held of the platoon of little ones which is sure to make every parent proud. This experience in re-enactment takes place in the Fredericton Garrison. For […]

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Explore 19th Century New Brunswick at Kings Landing Historical Settlement

The drive from Fredericton towards Woodstock along the banks of the St. John River (on the Woodstock Road or route 102) allows one to take in the beauty of the St. John River Valley. The route north from Fredericton on the Trans Canada Highway or route 2 is faster but certainly not as scenic. Those who appreciate “slow” tourism will get a great view of the Mactaquac Dam which provides a good proportion of New Brunswick’s electric energy needs. Near the dam is the well serviced Mactaquac Provincial Park which offers freshwater swimming, boating and camping. The construction of the […]

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